Definition of Parleyer
1. one that parleys [n -S] - See also: parleys
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Literary usage of Parleyer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the Reformed Religion in France by Edward Smedley (1834)
"On taking possession of the surrendered post, the victors discovered to their astonishment that the parleyer had been its sole occupant; and irritated at ..."
2. Education Reform: A Review of Wyse on the Necessity of a National System of by Benjamin Franklin Foster (1837)
"It is no parleyer, no casuist between right and wrong, the people and self, yesterday and to-day. It has opinions, but they are its own, not the livery of ..."
3. The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany (1817)
"Agreeably wilh my promise I brought some tobacco to the parleyer Kusma ; hut the Kuril« dared not receive it without permission from the Japanese, ..."
4. The Surgeon's Stories by Zacharias Topelius (1900)
"He armed his men, twelve or fifteen in number and thoroughly devoted to him, and sent out a parleyer with the message that he would surrender the castle ..."